Category Archives: Techniques

How To Create A Gusseted Gift Bag + Video Tutorial

Learn how to create a gusseted gift bag with my video tutorial!  These are adorable and they use the Fresh Prints Designer Paper Stacks. These little paper stacks are one of my favorite items that always seem to appear in the Holiday and Occasions catalogs.  Somehow, it feels less frightening to cut into a small piece of designer… Read More »

Need A Last Minute Quick And Easy Treat Box?

Need a last minute quick ad easy treat box?  Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day!  I’ve created a video tutorial to show you how to quickly create a little treat box for a small candy treat.  I’ve used the FREE Sale-A-Bration Sweet Sorbet Designer Paper and a fun punch technique to create my flower! How pretty is this little flower? … Read More »

6 Watercolor Card Ideas Plus A Video Technique Tutorial

6 watercolor card ideas and a video technique tutorial for one easy watercoloring method!  The NEW Watercolor Wonder Note Cards and Envelopes make these easy to create.  The card backgrounds give you a perfect backdrop for stamping, watercoloring and embellishing your way to having a fabulous stash of cards on hand for every occasion! These are the  NEW… Read More »

Stamping and Scrapbooking Sunday Halloween Layout!

Welcome to Stamping and Scrapbooking Sunday!  I have a Halloween layout for you today.  Stampin’ Up! has the fantastic Witches’ Brew Designer Papers that really make quick, easy and fabulous scrapbook layouts.  I have years of Halloween pictures of my kids (and me!) dressed up for trick or treating.  I loved to dress up with them!  Funny…I was… Read More »

More With The Best of Flowers From Stampin’ Up!

I really enjoyed stamping the day away on Sunday!  I created several cards and scrapbook pages.  What a relaxing way to spend the day! I really love creating a card from a great sketch.  I find it such a challenge to start with a layout and then selecting the papers, inks and stamps that you will make that… Read More »

Background Stamping Technique with Stampin’ Up!

I have been experimenting with background techniques for my rubber stamping projects.  For the past couple of weeks, I have been trying out  a technique using rubber bands on my clear blocks.  This gives you a really fun and fabulous background image for your card! Isn’t this card an eye-popper?!  I think it’s that Melon Mambo!  Every time… Read More »